Snow patches of spring snow

18th February 2024

The current snow cover has been steadily diminishing over the past few days. That said there are plenty of people out enjoying what is left. The snow was soft which made good conditions for winter skills training groups and skiers alike.

(Above) Snow cover in Coire an Lochain.


(Above) All part of the Scottish skiing scene just now.


(Above) Still larger patches of snow hanging in there.


(Above) Winter skills training.


(Above) East-South-East facing granite slabs looking into Strath Nethy. Minimal signs of glide avalanches at this time, though this would be prime terrain in the right conditions.


(Above) Glide crack above Ciste Mhearad on an East aspect around 1100 meters. Glide avalanches are one of the avalanche problems which can come to the fore when we have significant warming, whether that be from the sun or air masses with lots of rain.


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